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The Sullivan Expedition Of 1779

Author : Albert H. Wright
ISBN : 9781585498260
Genre : History
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This roster lists soldiers in General Sullivan's expedition through the southern tier of New York State-approximately 5,865 men. Troops are included from Maryland, Vermont, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and New York. Rosters are arranged by regiment, with n
Category: History

The Hernando De Soto Expedition

Author : Patricia Kay Galloway
ISBN : 0803271328
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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From 1539 to 1542 Hernando de Soto and several hundred armed men cut a path of destruction and disease across the Southeast from Florida to the Mississippi River. The eighteen contributors to this volume?anthropologists, ethnohistorians, and literary critics?investigate broad cultural and literary aspects of the resulting social and demographic collapse or radical transformation of many Native societies and the gradual opening of the Southeast to European colonization.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Lewis And Clark Expedition

Author : Harry W. Fritz
ISBN : 0313316619
Genre : History
File Size : 38.86 MB
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Discusses pivotal events, key people, and noteworthy documents related to the expeditions; debates the historical significance of Lewis and Clark's explorations, and includes a chronology, maps, and a bibliography.
Category: History

The Coronado Expedition

Author : Richard Flint
ISBN : 9780826329769
Genre : History
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Originally published as a hardback in 2003.
Category: History

Expedition Mars

Author : Martin J.L. Turner
ISBN : 1852337354
Genre : Nature
File Size : 46.17 MB
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For those interested in the human conquest of space and exploration of the planets, Martin Turner describers the challenges that will be presented by the next "giant leap" in the human exploration of our Solar System--a return journey to the Red Planet. The author begins by describing how the very latest rocket propulsion and spacecraft technology, and planned developments in nuclear and electric propulsion technologies, are the key factors that will enable a human expedition to Mars. Of particular importance are the challenges of transporting cargo to Mars and in providing necessary life support for the crew, including supply of consumables, such as food, water, air and fuel, for the return journey.
Category: Nature

Expedition Medicine

Author : D. A. Warrell
ISBN : 1579583342
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Too often travel to out-of-the-way places ends in difficulties - of which most are avoidable. The key to avoiding accidents and illness is proper planning and preparation and this book shows how that should be done. It also sets out what to do if things go wrong. This sixth edition has been updated to take into account research findings and medicines.Written by experts it is full of practical tips and advice, as well as extensive details about first aid kits, emergency procedures and evacuation routines. There are sections on every type of travel from desert to mountain, canoeing to diving and off-road driving to walking. Vaccinations, medicines and hygiene are all covered.
Category: Family & Relationships

Encyclopedia Of The Lewis And Clark Expedition

Author : Elin Woodger
ISBN : 9781438110233
Genre : Lewis and Clark Expedition
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Provides facts and information about the travels of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and their Corps of Discovery and its importance in relation to Native Americans and the westward expansion in the United States.
Category: Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Salish People And The Lewis And Clark Expedition

Author : Salish-Pend D'Oreille Culture Committee
ISBN : 0803216432
Genre : History
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On September 4, 1805, in the upper Bitterroot Valley of what is now western Montana, more than four hundred Salish people were encamped, pasturing horses, preparing for the fall bison hunt, and harvesting chokecherries as they had done for countless generations. As the Lewis and Clark Expedition ventured into the territory of a sovereign Native nation, the Salish met the strangers with hospitality and vital provisions while receiving comparatively little in return. ø For the first time, a Native American community offers an in-depth examination of the events and historical significance of its encounter with the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The Salish People and the Lewis and Clark Expedition is a startling departure from previous accounts of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Rather than looking at Indian people within the context of the expedition, it examines the expedition within the context of tribal history. The arrival of non-Indians is therefore framed not as the beginning of the history of Montana or the West but as only a recent chapter in a far longer Native history. The result is a new understanding of the expedition and its place in the wider context of the history of Indian-white relations. ø Based on three decades of research and oral histories, this book presents tribal elders recounting the Salish encounter with Lewis and Clark. Richly illustrated, The Salish People and the Lewis and Clark Expedition not only sheds new light on the meaning of the expedition but also illuminates the people who greeted Lewis and Clark and, despite much of what followed, thrive in their homeland today.
Category: History

The Zebulon Pike Expedition

Author : Kekla Magoon
ISBN : 1604535180
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Presents the life and expeditions of explorer Zebulon Pike, chronicling his journeys into both the American Northwest and the Mexican territory of the Southwest.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

The Peace Of Nicias And The Sicilian Expedition

Author : Donald Kagan
ISBN : 9780801467240
Genre : History
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Why did the Peace of Nicias fail to reconcile Athens and Sparta? Donald Kagan examines the years between the signing of the peace treaty and the destruction of the Athenian expedition to Sicily in 413 B.C. The principal figure in the narrative is the Athenian politician and general Nicias, whose policies shaped the treaty and whose military strategies played a major role in the attack against Sicily.
Category: History

Expedition To The Edge

Author : Lynn Martel
ISBN : 1897522096
Genre : Travel
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From skilled weekend warriors to internationally recognized stars of the professional adventure game, Lynn Martel has interviewed dozens of the most dynamic, creative and accomplished self-propelled adventurers of our time. In Expedition to the Edge: Stories of Worldwide Adventure, Martel has assembled 59 compelling and entertaining stories that uniquely capture the exploits, the hardships, the fears and the personal insights of a virtual who's who of contemporary adventurers as they explore remote mountain landscapes from the Rockies to Pakistan to Antarctica. Through candid and revealing conversations, Martel captures the joys, the motivations and the revelations of top climbers Sonnie Trotter, Sean Isaac, Raphael Slawinski and Steph Davis; Himalayan alpinists Carlos Buhler, Marko Prezelj and Barry Blanchard; record-setting paraglider Will Gadd; Everest skier Kit Deslauriers; the conservationist duo Karsten Heuer and Leanne Allison as they follow a caribou herd for five months on foot across the Yukon; and Colin Angus on his two-year quest to become the first person to circumnavigate the world by human power.
Category: Travel

The Lewis And Clark Expedition

Author : Judith Bloom Fradin
ISBN : 0761420444
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Describes the historic expedition led by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark that paved the way for the westward expansion of the United States.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Robert Brown And The Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition

Author : John Hayman
ISBN : 0774803959
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Robert Brown, a twenty-one-year-old Scotsman, arrived on Vancouver Island in 1863 for the purpose of collecting seeds, roots, and plants for the Botanical Association of Edinburgh. Relations with his employer quickly deteriorated, however, and when the opportunity arose in 1864 to head the Vancouver Island Exploring Expedition, Brown eagerly accepted the position as its commander. During the four and a half months of the expedition, Brown kept a journal which is published here for the first time. It is remarkable for its record of life on Vancouver Island over a century ago and its description of the island's pristine wilderness as well as for its proposals for future economic development. The accounts of agricultural settlements at Cowichan, Chemainus, and Comox and of the coal-mining town of Nanaimo are among the earliest available.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Letters Of The Lewis And Clark Expedition With Related Documents 1783 1854

Author : Donald Dean Jackson
ISBN : 0252006976
Genre : History
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This beautiful two-volume, boxed set covers all aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition from its authorization and planning through Meriwether Lewis's violent death. A cornerstone of any library emphasizing the American West, Donald Jackson's splendid edition assembles letters, memoranda, and other documents of the expedition, providing detailed commentary and notes.
Category: History